The perfect setting to remind visitors and locals of the history of this amazing place in the most beautiful valley in one of the worlds most beautiful countries
With the most beautifully manitured gardens, Lady Liberty looking down on the rectangle pool with with water lillies dotted about on top. The long benches at the back where you can sit and unwind and enjoy the lush green surrondings with tangible quieteness!
Very imposing monument with description of Hugenot's immigration and surrounded by well kept formal gardens. Nearby garden of "native plants" is great..... large numbers of various protas and other flowers, bushes and trees.
The beautiful, well-kept gardens surrounding the famous Huguenot memorial are a great place to spend leisure time if you are in the Franschhoek area. This striking monument is dedicated to the cultural impact made by the French Huguenots in the 17th and 18th centuries, and is well worth a visit. The entrance fee is very reasonable, but note that this... More
very interesting monument with some fascinating symbolism which depicts the ideology of the Huguenots. Very tranquil place and on a lovely sunny day, perfect to wander around and contemplate the lives of these early pioneers.
I didn't know many of the things I learned about the Huguenot's and their early settlements. While Africa is all about Safaris and other fun things, it was good to learn a bit of history at this well presented and very interesting museum. Definitively recommend you make time (about 30 minutes)
It had been about 35 years since I had last been to visit the Huguenot monument in Franschhoek, then as a little boy who was taken to the monument by parents very proud of our ancesteral heritage, being descendants of one of the De Villiers brothers from my Dad's side and the De Klerks on my Mom's side, who left... More
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